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Which programming language would you recommend to learn first?

Survey period: 1 Apr 2019 to 8 Apr 2019

Assuming you're given no other information, in which direction would you point a budding new developer?

OptionVotes% 
C75740.05
C++1337.04
C#52927.99
Kotlin130.69
Java774.07
JavaScript or TypeScript884.66
PHP331.75
Python1719.05
Swift110.58
Other784.13

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GeneralRe: HTML/CSS should be learned first! Pin
Abraham Andres Luna2-Apr-19 7:05
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GeneralRe: HTML/CSS should be learned first! Pin
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GeneralRe: HTML/CSS should be learned first! Pin
Abraham Andres Luna5-Apr-19 17:55
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GeneralRe: HTML/CSS should be learned first! Pin
Cristian Amarie3-Apr-19 20:59
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GeneralRe: HTML/CSS should be learned first! Pin
Mike Barthold3-Apr-19 21:57
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GeneralPunch Cards? Pin
Slacker0071-Apr-19 5:32
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GeneralRe: Punch Cards? Pin
Andreas Mertens1-Apr-19 6:40
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OriginalGriff1-Apr-19 9:46
mveOriginalGriff1-Apr-19 9:46 
So did I - but only after they forced COBOL on us ...
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GeneralRe: Punch Cards? Pin
Jalapeno Bob1-Apr-19 19:26
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GeneralRe: Punch Cards? Pin
Gary R. Wheeler2-Apr-19 13:26
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Frank Malcolm2-Apr-19 16:52
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GeneralAssembler Pin
  Forogar  1-Apr-19 5:06
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Chris Maunder3-Apr-19 6:16
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  Forogar  3-Apr-19 9:21
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Chris Maunder3-Apr-19 9:25
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  Forogar  3-Apr-19 9:59
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GeneralMaybe it depends on what your are tooling up to do? Pin
MarcusCole68331-Apr-19 4:16
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GeneralNim Pin
Nemanja Trifunovic1-Apr-19 3:40
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GeneralRe: Nim Pin
PeejayAdams2-Apr-19 5:32
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GeneralUnpopular Opinion... VB PinPopular
KSmithDev1-Apr-19 3:27
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GeneralRe: Unpopular Opinion... VB Pin
Jalapeno Bob1-Apr-19 9:06
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PIEBALDconsult1-Apr-19 13:15
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Jalapeno Bob1-Apr-19 19:44
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RickZeeland1-Apr-19 23:23
mveRickZeeland1-Apr-19 23:23 
GeneralJava or C#, they are both similar in many respects Pin
Slacker0071-Apr-19 0:13
professionalSlacker0071-Apr-19 0:13 

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